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Overview

Uses of Scaboma Cream

Scaboma 1 % Cream is used in the treatment of scabies and head lice.

Scaboma Cream side effects

Common
  • Hair loss
  • Rash
  • Erythematous rash
  • Drowsiness
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Convulsion
  • Itching
  • Dry skin
  • Tingling sensation
  • Numbness
  • Tremor
  • Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation)

How to use Scaboma Cream

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Scaboma Cream works

Scaboma 1 % Cream is an antiparasitic medicines. It works by killing the tiny insects (mites) and their eggs, which cause scabies.

Scaboma Cream related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Lactation
Scaboma 1 % Cream is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Scaboma 1 % Cream
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Expert Advice

  • Do not use lindane to treat repeated scabies attack.
  • While applying the solution, make sure your hands are clean and dry.
  • Always use gloves made up of nitrile, sheer vinyl or latex with neoprene while applying the lotion, especially when applying to another person.
  • Avoid contact with other person, especially babies after applying the lotion on your body.
  • Do not cover the affected area of the skin with clothing.
  • Do not use lindane lotion within 1 hour of bathing or wet skin.
  • Do not apply lindane solution near your eyes. In case of contact with the eyes, immediately wash with water and if needed consult your doctor.
  • Do not apply more than the recommended amount of lindane lotion as it may be harmful.
  • Avoid if Patients is allergic to lindane or any other ingredients.
  • Avoid if patient is Pregnant or lactating women.
  • Avoid if Patients has broken, wounded skin or have open sores on the skin surface.
  • Do not take if Patients had seizures or fits in the past.
  • Do not take if Patients had used lindane solution in the past.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Scaboma

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Suffering with heavy hair fall with head lice. Please advise to remove head lice and healthy hair growth
Dr. Amit Modi
Child Specialist
Hello, Some anti hair lice shampoo are available in the market you can use any of them. your chemist will guide you in selecting one.Ivermectin lotion, 0.5% was approved by the FDA in 2012 for treatment of head lice in persons 6 months of age and older.
No any lice but sticky so many lice eggs in hair From 6 months I have applied paramithn And all lice are gone but lice eggs still remain stuck to hair
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
Pediculosis Capitis ( Head lice )Perlice 1 percent rinse for scalp wash once weekly for 4 weeks . Keep for 20 minutesTab Ivermectol 12 mg once weekly for 2 weeks
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FAQs

Q. Is Scaboma lotion available over-the-counter?

No. Scaboma is not available over-the-counter. It is sold only upon the prescription by a registered medical practitioner

Q. Does Scaboma kill scabies, lice eggs, and nits?

Yes. Scaboma does kill scabies, lice eggs and nits. However, if you do not see any effects, do not use Scaboma more than once and consult the doctor

Q. Is Scaboma lotion safe?

Scaboma is safe when used at prescribed dose and duration as recommended doctor.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited, B/2, Mahalaxmi Chambers, 22, Bhulabhai Desai Road, Mumbai – 400 026.
MRP
17.63
25 gm in 1 tube
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